Yes Virginia, there is an Amazon

Yes Virginia, there is an Amazon

Last week I attended the Southern Economic Development Roundtable, an annual gathering of 60 or so economic developers from around the South. The agenda is determined by the participants and focuses on challenges we all face and interesting projects we’d like to...
Knowledge is Workforce Power

Knowledge is Workforce Power

Knowledge and workforce go hand in hand. Education and economic development may not seem like a dynamic duo, the reality, however, is that they are a power couple. The key to many successful workforce development projects is the growth of education. What does that...
Michael Randle Speaks at Economic Forum

Michael Randle Speaks at Economic Forum

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) Shatanya Clarke- The keynote speaker at the 28th Annual Chamber of Commerce Economic Forum believes there are not enough employees to fill positions and his solution might surprise you. Chamber of Commerce CEO Henry Florsheim said it is his...
Wichita Falls to become a more bike-friendly place

Wichita Falls to become a more bike-friendly place

By: Curtis Jackson WICHITA FALLS, TX (KFDX/KJTL) – Texas is ranked 25th in the nation when it comes to being bike friendly. Places with the current designation include 10 communities, 37 businesses, and 6 universities and members with the Bike Friendly Community...
Index shows The Most Affordable Housing in Texas

Index shows The Most Affordable Housing in Texas

By Nicholas Davis | October 4, 2018 at 4:58 PM CDT – Updated October 4 at 7:55 PM WICHITA FALLS, TX (RNN Texoma) – A new report released by the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University says that Wichita Falls has the most affordable housing in Texas....
Cities where the most people graduate high school

Cities where the most people graduate high school

An article published by USA Today lists the top 25 cities in the United States with the highest percentage of high school graduates. Statistics on unemployment rates are also shown. U.S. high school graduation rates have risen steadily over the past five years,...